Window's Activity Log of Deleted Files and Folders

Hi Experts!
Is there a Window's Log File that contains File Deletion Activity?
I have an issue where files I allocate, on a W/2003 Server, disappear periodically. I don't know if there is a utility running that's performing a clean up or if an administartor is deleting these files.
I'm not Windows person. I'm just Admining an application on this server.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you.
Steve
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You may enable auditing on every folder you wish.
right-mouse-click on the wished folder or drive -> properties -> Security -> Auditing -> Enable for file deletion.

After enabling file-deletion-auditing you may see the events inside event-viewer of the windows protocols (eventvwr.exe)

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